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UPDATED: 07-18-2018

SDPA Job Bank

     Job Bank Committee     
                                           Chair:        Laura Stewart
                                           Members:  Ashly Luke
                                                           Vicki Blake, CP
          Current Job Listings          
        Gunderson, Palmer,
         Nelson & Ashmore
Rapid City

South Dakota Trust Co.
Sioux Falls/Rapid City

U.S. Department of Justice

Woods Fuller Law Firm
Sioux Falls

Avera Health System
Sioux Falls
Bangs McCullen
Sioux Falls


Shuck Law Firm
Sioux City, IA

Ottertail Corporation
Fergus Falls, MN

Clayborne, Loos & Sabers
Rapid City

Thompson Law

Sioux Falls

Ballard Spahr
Sioux Falls


Legal Assistant/Paralegal – Rapid City

Gunderson, Palmer, Nelson & Ashmore


Gunderson, Palmer, Nelson & Ashmore, LLP has an opening for a full-time legal assistant/paralegal in Rapid City, SD in our family law department. Applicant must be detail oriented, able to maintain a heavy workload in a fast-paced environment, present a professional appearance, possess a positive attitude, and have excellent communication skills. Extensive typing, knowledge of legal documents and electronic court filing knowledge are paramount to this position. Salary dependent on experience-Excellent benefits package. Please send resume and cover letter to Glenda Hutton at


(Posted 7-17-2018)

Assistant Trust Officer – Sioux Falls

South Dakota Trust Company


South Dakota Trust Company in Sioux Falls is looking for a trust officer assistant. This position requires accounting, paralegal or business degree with a minimum of 2 years related work experience. This individual will assist the Trust Officer with the day to day management of the trust accounts by performing the tasks associated with opening new accounts, working with attorneys, financial advisors and clients, calculating distributions, managing information on a trust accounting system, running annual reports, and facilitating correspondence.


This professional must be a self-starter, who can work independently at a high level, and must be able to take initiative to ensure deadlines are met. Strong writing and verbal communication skills, time management, scheduling, organization, office skills, along with contributing to a team effort, are also necessary. Ability to multi-task is critical.


SDTC offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to


(Posted 7-17-2018)

Victim Assistance Specialist - Pierre

U.S. Department of Justice

The US Department of Justice in Pierre has an opening for a Victim Assistance Specialist.  This is a full time permanent position.  For further information, or to apply please go to the following:  


This position closes on July 24, 2018.

(Posted 7-16-2018)

Paralegal – Sioux Falls  

Woods Fuller

Woods Fuller Law Firm is seeking an experienced full-time Paralegal to join our fast-paced Business and Estate Planning practice groups. Successful candidate will be a motivated, hardworking team player with impeccable organization and communication skills. 


Prior experience preparing and filing 706 and 709 regulatory and tax filings a plus. 


Key skills and abilities of a successful candidate:

  • Ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks under time constraints

  • Experience providing outstanding client-centered service

  • Experience drafting corporate maintenance documents

  • Experience preparing tax and regulatory filings

  • Experience preparing estate and probate documents

  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Word and Microsoft products


If you are looking for a work family, Woods Fuller is the place for you.  We offer excellent benefits and a family-friendly atmosphere. 


Excellent benefits including:

  • Health coverage

  • Long-term care

  • Long-term disability

  • Parking

  • Profit sharing


Voluntary benefits available include:

  • Aflac

  • Dental

  • Dependent Care FSA

  • Health Care FSA

  • Supplemental life and long-term care coverage

  • Vision


To learn more about the firm, visit our website at


Applicants can submit a cover letter and resume via email:


Addressed to: Rachell Henning, HR / Office Administrator


Equal Opportunity Employer

Woods, Fuller, Shultz & Smith P.C. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to age, race, color, creed, disability, religion, sex, ancestry, national origin, protected veteran status, or genetic information. In addition to federal law requirements, Woods, Fuller, Shultz & Smith, P.C. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.

(Posted 7-3-2018)

Legal Assistant/Secretary – Sioux Falls

Avera Health System

Avera Health Patient Accounts is looking for a full time legal assistant/secretary. The position would be Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm; 80hrs/2weeks.


Responsible for providing legal assistant and legal secretarial support for the Avera Health Patient Accounts Attorney, and for reporting the status of the department.


• High school diploma is required along with prior legal experience and/or diploma with a degree in legal assistant studies.

• Knowledge and proficiency in dealing with Fair Debt Collection Practice Act (FDCPA), Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), Health Information Technology and Clinical Health Act (HITECH) and Gramm- Leach- Bliley Act (GLBA) is required in addition to state and local civil procedure statutes and rules, workers compensation, and bankruptcy.


• CP credential from National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA) or obtain certification within one year of employment.

Click here for more information.

(Posted 7-2-2018; 7-10-2018)

Legal Assistant - Sioux Falls

Bangs McCullen

Bangs McCullen Law Firm is accepting applications for a legal assistant position for its Sioux Falls office.  Typical hours are 8-5, M-F.  Applicant must be a detail-oriented person, who has a positive attitude, and possesses excellent clerical and communication skills. Wage DOE -- Excellent benefit package.  E-mail resume to:

(Posted 6-28-2018)

Litigation Paralegal – Sioux City, Iowa

Shuck Law Firm


Shuck Law Firm is looking for full-time litigation paralegal. Seeking candidate who is self-motivated, hard-working, confident, and is a team player. Position involves case management, drafting legal correspondence and pleadings, interaction with clients, preparation for depositions and trial attendance. Salary, 401k benefits, Profit Sharing.


Mail cover letter and resume to Shuck Law Firm, 501 Pierce Street, Suite 205, Sioux City, Iowa 51101 or email


Posted (6-18-2018)


South Dakota Trust Company

South Dakota Trust Company, a quickly growing $45 billion assets under administration, non-depository state chartered trust company, is currently looking to fill a position in our Rapid City office, for qualified candidates in the following area:

Assistant Trust Officer - This position requires accounting, paralegal or business degree with 0-2 years related work experience with a proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel. This individual will assist Trust Officers with the day-to-day management of the trust accounts by performing the tasks associated with opening new accounts, working with attorneys, financial advisors and clients, calculating distributions, managing information on a trust accounting system, running annual reports, clerical work, and facilitating correspondence.

This professional must be a self-starter, who can work independently at a high level, and must be able to take initiative to ensure deadlines are met. Strong writing and verbal communication skills, time management, scheduling, organization, office skills, along with contributing to a team effort, are also necessary. Ability to multi-task is critical.

More information is available upon request. Submit resume to

(Posted 6-18-2018)


Corporate Paralegal – Fergus Falls, MN

Otter Tail Corporation


Do you thrive in a team-oriented, dynamic, fast-paced environment? Are you empowered by making an impact through servicing your internal and external clients? Otter Tail Corporation is seeking a Paralegal to provide support to our corporate legal department. This position will be located at our company headquarters in Fergus Falls. Located in west central Minnesota, Fergus Falls is a friendly, picturesque community with vibrant arts, growing businesses, award-winning healthcare, and excellent schools.


The Corporate Paralegal supports the General Counsel and Corporate Secretary and other attorneys by completing a range of legal, transactional, securities compliance and executive administrative duties. The Corporate Paralegal also provides high-level administrative support to the Board of Directors. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience supporting activities related to a public company, corporate governance, maintenance of corporate and legal records, and corporate secretary duties. A commitment to integrity and a demonstrated ability to work with minimal supervision is a must.


The position has day-to-day interaction with all levels of management and requires executive presence as well as strong verbal and written communication skills. Successful candidates will be self-motivated, responsible and confident. The ability to be prioritize multiple projects, meet deadlines, and work collaboratively is a must.



• 3-5 years of Paralegal or corporate secretary experience

• Bachelor’s degree in business or related field

• Paralegal Certificate

• Knowledge of governance processes as well as understanding of corporate organization.

• Experience drafting and editing corporate bylaws and meeting minutes

• Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access

• Ability to travel approximately 10% of the time


With offices in Fargo, ND and Fergus Falls, MN, Otter Tail Corporation is a diversified utility company with nearly $1 billion annual revenues and 2,000 employees across several industries.


To apply, go to and visit our careers page (link at the bottom of the home page). In addition to the on-line application, candidates must upload a current resume and cover letter. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


(Posted 5-23-2018)


Paralegal – Rapid City

Clayborne, Loos & Sabers


Dynamic law firm looking to hire a full-time paralegal or other experienced legal professional. Candidates would work primarily in a business and litigation practice, including family and domestic relations files. A great compensation package and benefits to include health insurance and retirement are available for the qualified candidate. Experience in litigation practice including client communications, file organization, drafting pleadings and electronic filing are preferred. Dictation, typing and familiarity with Excel would also be a plus. Training is available for the right person. Interested candidates are assured of confidentiality and can send resume and cover letter to:


Donna Eixenberger

Office Manager

Clayborne, Loos & Sabers, LLP

P.O. Box 9129

Rapid City, SD 57709


(Posted 4-2-2018)


Centralized Billing Specialist - Minneapolis, MN or Sioux Falls, SD

Ballard Spahr


Ballard Spahr law firm has an immediate opening for a full-time Billing Specialist that could be located in our Minneapolis, MN or Sioux Falls, SD office. The Billing Specialist will be responsible for all aspects of client bill preparation according to both client and attorney specifications, including but not limited to, processing edits, printing and mailing invoices. Responsibilities also include the preparation and submission of electronic invoices in accordance with client and vendor guidelines, as well as researching and resolving issues associated with electronic invoicing. Perform accounting support in areas of cash receipts and accounts payable as needed. This position will also provide time and billing application support to users firm-wide. Must be flexible to work overtime as needed during time critical deadlines such as month-end and year-end closing.


Candidate will have strong computer skills, be proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook with a basic understanding of Microsoft Access. Must have good organizational and analytical skills, able to handle multiple demands, prioritize tasks and handle the pressure of meeting deadlines. Able to work in a team environment as well as independently, and possesses excellent interpersonal and communications skills.


Qualified candidates must have a high school diploma with a basic understanding of accounting principles and at least 2 years billing experience in a law firm or professional services environment. College degree preferred.


Ballard Spahr is not accepting resumes from search firms for this position.


Ballard Spahr offers excellent compensation, a comprehensive benefits package and a generous paid time off program is offered. For immediate consideration, apply online here.


Ballard Spahr is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a culturally diverse environment. The firm encourages applications from a diverse pool of candidates, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, age, national origin, handicap or disability, citizenship, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, transgender status, sex stereotyping, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or any other category protected by applicable law.


(Posted 3-22-2018)


Paralegal: Estate Administration – Sioux Falls

Thompson Law, P.C.


Thompson Law, P.C. is an established, estate planning law firm in Sioux Falls whose mission is to provide families with quality estate planning resources.  Our firm helps families preserve their wealth for future generations, minimize estate taxes and avoid the expense of probate. We also help clients preserve their financial wealth through Legacy Planning, a holistic approach to estate planning where life stories and family heirlooms are prepared for future generations.  Our law firm also specializes in estate planning for the unique needs of family businesses and farms.


Thompson Law is a great place to work for those who enjoy a family friendly environment where serving the clients’ needs is the highest priority.  It is a busy office where each staff member is valued and relied upon for team success.  Career growth is encouraged and opportunities are available for those who have the desire to succeed.


Position Summary

The Estate Administration Paralegal will have regular and frequent interactions with families after the death of loved ones.  This person is responsible for assisting the attorney in all aspects of administrating trusts and estates. 


Responsibilities include the following

•     Pleasantly and professionally serve clients and their families acting at all times in

       good faith and in the interests of the trustees and personal representatives.

•     Inventory financial and real estate assets.

•     Accurately bill clients for services.

•     File court documents for probates, guardianships and conservatorships.

•     Prepare and file deeds.

•     Prepare letters and documents.

•     Communicate with clients on the progression of estate administration.

•     Research issues relating to trust assets, administration and other legal documents.

•     Assist in the preparation of federal and state estate tax returns.

•     Perform the duties of a Notary Public of the State of South Dakota.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

•     Strong interpersonal skills.

•     Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment.

•     Competent with technology including extensive knowledge of Microsoft Word,

       Outlook & Excel.

•     Respect for confidentiality.

•     Strong organizational and time management skills.

•     Effective oral and written communication skills.

•     Diligent attention to details, priorities, deadlines and follow-through.

•     Ability to manage multiple, overlapping tasks.

•     Desire and ability to work on a successful team.


Preference will be given to applicants with a background in financial planning or accounting and/or proven Trust Administration experience.  Familiarity with investment assets and taxes is a plus. 


Submit cover letter, resume and references to


(Posted 8-11-2017; Updated 3-1-2018)